this genocide did not succeed. 27 Mar 2013
many headstones have just a picture of the husband, and a space beside him waiting for his wife. 10 Mar 2013
entering an Armenian church you are accompanied by Saints. as you leave they walk with you. 03 Mar 2013
where would we live if, as happened in Armenia, we suddenly became de-industrialized? 26 Feb 2013
abandoned by their factories, abandoned by their government, Armenians work their land. 18 Feb 2013
a people who kept their souls despite the destructions of centuries, the desolations of today. 10 Feb 2013
this is the place where you stand under heaven in the hall of the ancient God. 02 Feb 2013
most guidebook writers should be vaporized as soon as vaporizers becomes available. 28 Jan 2013
typical Armenian farming community, hay piled high, men moving firewood by donkey. 18 Jan 2013
on the road back from Kobyr I am threatened by a 3-legged dog. I prepare a battle-plan. 11 Jan 2012
unlike nearby Turkey there is no Bride Price here, but for a women like this there ought to be. 04 Jan 2013
They don't like my route. “and jackals,” they said, “in packs, 6 or 7, now very hungry.” wtf, Jackals? 29 Dec 2012
after several near death experiences, I conclude that some maps are just made up. 23 Dec 2012
home-made vodka, chunks of lamb, this place may make a man of me yet. The Kazakh's view. 16 Dec 2012
running down animals and eating them is a life-skill my parents failed to teach me. A skill I need now. 09 Dec 12
if only my parents, who lamented that I was godless, could see me now. 17 Nov 2012
the dogs sensed I had spent long periods in countries where bad dogs get eaten. 16 Nov 2012
there had been wolf attacks in the region, though no one, to his knowledge, had been eaten. 15 Nov 2012
wolves, serious wolves. they made big munching motions around my head. men with sense of humor. 14 Nov 2012
one of them, in a heavy accent: “you pay me now, cash” This is always a bad sign. 13 Nov 2012
“You walk so far, you are very strong. Definitely you can handle this woman” 12 Nov 2012
these stones carry the message that everything returns to the earth from which it came. 11 Nov 2012
I decided, like Matsuo Basho in “Narrow Road to the Deep North” in 1689, to walk. 10 Nov 2012
thanks, yes, and fun.
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